Macquarie University
Leading: Human Resource Management and Leadership Specialization
Macquarie University

Leading: Human Resource Management and Leadership Specialization

Get ready for the Future of Work. Leading people and organisations to adapt, compete and succeed in a complex, global environment.

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Associate Professor Edward Wray-Bliss
Professor Rebecca Mitchell
Professor Jaco Lok

Instructors: Associate Professor Edward Wray-Bliss

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Specialization - 4 course series

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4.9

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
3 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Analyse how to motivate staff with meaningful work

  • Understand how to enable your organisation to deliver on its strategic objectives

  • Examine the ways you can harness your team’s diversity and use teamwork to innovate and increase your organisation’s output

  • Evaluate leadership theories and develop your personal leadership skills

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Specialization - 4 course series

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4.9

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
3 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 4 course series

Organisational design: Know your organisation

Course 119 hours4.9 (1,528 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define the key organisational capabilities required for a firm’s positioning strategy as the anchoring point for leading an organisation

  • Assess the degree of alignment between key capabilities and organisational architecture (culture, structure, people practices, systems)

  • Identify the organisational misalignment issues that a leader should prioritize and focus their change plan on

  • Develop and present concrete, suitable, and feasible organisational change recommendations that can resolve organisational misalignment issues

Skills you'll gain

Category: Value Chain
Category: Organisational leadership
Category: Change planning
Category: Organisational alignment

Organisational behaviour: Know your people

Course 219 hours4.8 (1,311 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain how individuals may differ across a range of attributes including their personality, values, perceptions, and emotions

  • Analyse the implications of workplace diversity, including challenges and potential benefits

  • Explain the motivational characteristics of work and apply these to job design

  • Analyze the role of team dynamics and composition in the team performance

Skills you'll gain

Category: Motivation
Category: Diversity and Inclusion
Category: Communication
Category: Human Resources (HR)

Adapt your leadership style

Course 331 hours4.8 (883 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Critically evaluate the similarities and differences between traditional and contemporary theories of leadership

  • Examine the complexities and challenges of day-to-day organisational life might require agile shifts between different leadership styles

  • Analyse how post-industrial forms of participative and self-organising leadership might enable or disable effective cross-functional teamwork

Skills you'll gain

Category: Communication
Category: Staff Management
Category: Leadership Development

What you'll learn

  • Evaluate approaches to influencing and creating meaning at work

  • Evaluate and apply approaches to meaning making that play a role in aligning employee buy-in of organisational narratives

  • Evaluate, create and apply strategies to leverage meaning making through branding

  • Situate discussions of meaning making within broader social contexts and concerns.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Motivation
Category: Communication
Category: Leadership
Category: Brand Management

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Associate Professor Edward Wray-Bliss
Macquarie University
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